Podcast

Figure skating podcasts: interviews with famous and influential people in the figure skating world. Interviews average 45 to 50 minutes.

Episode #7: Phillip Mills

SEPTEMBER 2007 An interview with Phillip Mills, former ballet dancer turned skating choreographer to elite athletes in the sport. 39 minutes, 54 seconds. [display_podcast] Thanks to Fiona Mcquarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On his most embarrassing skating moment:  When I was living in Milano, Italy, with Carlo and Christa Fassi,  [there was] a huge…

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Episode #6: Amy Hughes

AUGUST 2007 An interview with Amy Hughes, mother of Olympic Gold Medalist Sarah Hughes and Olympian Emily Hughes. 50 minutes, 27 seconds. [display_podcast] Thanks to Fiona Mcquarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On her most embarrassing skating moment:  I was going through chemotherapy for breast cancer, so I didn’t have any hair, but I had…

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Episode #5: Susie Wynne

JULY 2007 An interview with Susie Wynne. Former US Ice Dance Champion, 1988 Olympian, member of the Torvill & Dean Face the Music tour, commentator for ESPN and ABC, coach, and choreographer. 55 minutes, 47 seconds. [display_podcast] Thanks to Fiona Mcquarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On her most embarrassing skating moment: It was during…

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Episode #4: Cindy Caprel

JUNE 2007 An interview with Cindy Watson Caprel, elite coach of Deanna Stellato among others, and also a technical specialist. 37 minutes, 51 seconds. [display_podcast] Thanks to Fiona Mcquarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On her most embarrassing skating moment:  I actually have two. The first one was probably my last Nationals which was in…

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Episode #3: Oleg Vassiliev

MAY 2007 An interview with Oleg Vasiliev, 1984 Olympic Champion in Pairs, 1988 Olympic Silver Medalist, and coach of 2006 Olympic Champions Totmianina & Marinin. 42 minutes, 24 seconds. [display_podcast] Thanks to Fiona Mcquarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On why he became a pair skater after being a successful singles skater: At that time…

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Episode #2: Rhea Schwartz

APRIL 2007 An interview with Rhea Schwartz, the force behind the adult figure skating movement in the USA and beyond. 41 minutes, 51 seconds long. [display_podcast] Thanks to Fiona Mcquarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On how she started skating at age 30: I was a new bride, and one of the couples that [my…

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Episode #1: Kurt Browning

MARCH 2007 This is the premiere episode, featuring an interview with World Champion skater Kurt Browning. 37 minutes, 40 seconds long. [display_podcast] Thanks to Fiona Mcquarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On touring: When you’re a young guy without a wife and family at home, then it’s exciting. But I’ve seen most of the cities…

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